The Key West Film Festival: Lights, camera, ocean

DOWN HERE AT THE END OF the road, immersed in sunny days and salty air, we all like to believe that we’re living in a less fictional Shangri-La. But when we need a brief escape from the place where everyone escapes to, many of us turn to film. What better way to take a break from reality than to dive […]

International Sand Art Competition offers breathtaking displays

Almost all of us have experienced the agony of carefully constructing towering sand castles, only to have a rogue wave wash away in moments what took most of a day to complete. Lucky for the select few sculptors of this year’s International Sand Art Competition, artists for whom traditional mediums of marble and bronze prove too traditional, there is no […]


The most traveled and visible street in Key West is only the beginning, the surface, of what the town has to offer. Ask the locals about their favorite spots, stroll through quiet neighborhoods or down alleyways off Duval and you’ll begin to dive deeper into the quieter, more diverse and less readily apparent offerings. Here are eight spots you might […]


Getting around Key West

1. Southernmost Point  The corner of South and Whitehead streets The city of Key West erected this concrete buoy in 1983 to denote the southernmost point in the continental United States. 2. Conch Tour Train  303 Front St. 305-294-5161 or 888-916-8687 The iconic train has been winding its way through the streets of Key West since 1958. 3. […]

Its namesake never saw it, but Audubon House still worth a look

It’s midway through the tour of Key West’s stunningly pretty Audubon House and Tropical Gardens that the truth comes out: John James Audubon—famed naturalist painter, whose lifelike paintings of bird portraits line the walls of the museum—never actually lived in the Audubon House. But don’t let this spoiler keep you from visiting; indeed, a visit to the Audubon House offers […]

Tropic Cinema announces annual season

To show off the renovated Tropic Cinema, welcome back seasonal residents, and bring you more of the movies you love, the Tropic is proud to announce its first-ever annual calendar of one-of-a-kind series, classic films, monthly themes and much more. Throughout the Tropic Cinema season you will experience cult favorites and Monday night classics, tasty wine and beer pairings and […]


SPECIAL EVENTS Old Island Restoration Fund  Home Tour Kickoff Party Nov. 15, 5-8 p.m. Oldest House and Gardens 322 Duval St. The Avett Brothers  Nov. 16-17, 6 p.m. Key West Amphitheater 35 E. Quay Road Second annual Turkey Testicle Festival  Nov. 18, 5 p.m. Sidebar at Aqua 504 Angela St. NFL Sunday  Nov. 18, 12 p.m. Mary […]


Alonzo’s700 Front St.4-6:30 p.m.Half-price appetizerswww.alonzoysterbar.comAqua711 Duval St.2-6 p.m.$5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beerswww.aquakeywest.comBagatelle115 Duval St.4-6 p.m.Half-price drinks$5 appetizerswww.Bagatellekeywest.comBlackfin918 Duval St.4:30-6:30 p.m.$7 menuwww.blackfinbistro.comBlue Macaw Island Eats and Bar804 Whitehead St.Every day with live music4-7 p.m.$3 well drinks, domestic beers andhouse wineswww.Bluemacawkeywest.comBoathouse Bar and Grill400 Greene St., #4084-6 p.m.Half-price well drinks and beerswww.Boathousebarandgrill.comBobby’s Monkey BarNoon-8 p.m.$3 well drinks$2.50 domestic beers$3 imports$2 Pringles […]

Key West’s oldest yoga studio launches new name, new branding, and extends Irma recovery phase discounts

To celebrate its expanded programs and mission, the former Bikram Yoga studio at 927 White Street, Key West, has a fresh new name, logo and offerings for the community. The oldest continually running yoga school in Key West is now called Yoga Key. “Yoga Key is deeply committed to the health and well-being of the Keys community,” said studio owner, […]


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